Friday, October 3, 2014


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click to enlarge Former Tiger Delmon Young gives the Orioles the lead with a pinch-hit, bases-loaded double. - TBS
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  • Former Tiger Delmon Young gives the Orioles the lead with a pinch-hit, bases-loaded double.


UPDATE 3:35 P.M.

Joakim Soria surrenders bases-loaded double to pinch-hitter and former Tiger Delmon Young. 


UPDATE 3:29 P.M.
Joakim Soria (ERA 108.00) on in relief of Chamberlain. 


UPDATE 3:23 P.M.
Joba Chamberlain on in relief of Anibal Sanchez. 


UPDATE 3:12 P.M.
Tigers add an insurance run on a Victor Martinez single, Torii Hunter scores. 


UPDATE 3:08 P.M.
After two innings of solid relief, Anibal Sanchez's day is done. Joba Chamberlain warming up in the 'pen.


UPDATE 2:34 P.M.
With relievers Al Alburquerque and Anibal Sanchez warming up in the bullpen, manager Brad Ausmus goes with Sanchez. Justin Verlander's day is done.


UPDATE 2:14 P.M.

With Anibal Sanchez warming up in the bullpen, Justin Verlander gets out of a jam in the fifth without surrendering a run.


UPDATE 1:46 P.M.
Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy singles off Verlander with two out, scoring Adam Jones.


UPDATE 1:26 P.M.
Tigers chase Orioles starter Wei-Yen Chen, Kevin Gausman is on in relief.
Tigers center fielder Ezequiel Carrera in as a pinch-runner for the injured Rajai Davis.

UPDATE 1:20 P.M.
Tigers third baseman Nick Castellanos hits an opposite-field homer off Orioles starter Wei-Yen Chen.


UPDATE 1:18 P.M.

J.D. Martinez homers to left, scoring Cabrera and Victor Martinez.


UPDATE: 1:17 P.M.

Victor Martinez singles home Torii Hunter, runners at first and third, nobody out.

UPDATE: 1:09 P.M.

Orioles outfielder Nick Markakis has just connected for a controversial two-run homer off Justin Verlander with a man on base. Replays were not enough to overturn the umpire's call.  


Tigers manager Brad Ausmus and Orioles skipper Buck Showalter have announced their starting lineups for Game 2 of today's best-of-five American League Division Series.

Injured Tigers outfielder Rajai Davis, noticeably hobbled last night, is back in the lineup, batting ninth and playing center field. With the Orioles starting a left-hander today, left-handed-hitting Tigers catcher Alex Avila has been bumped down to seventh in the lineup, with third baseman Nick Castellanos batting sixth.

The only change in Baltimore’s lineup today is that catcher Caleb Joseph is batting eighth in place of Nick Hundley, who went 0-for-4 last night.

First pitch at Baltimore's Camden Yards is scheduled for 12:07 p.m.

We suggest you tune down the volume on your TV and turn up your radio to Dan Dickerson with the play-by-play on 97.1 FM.


1. Ian Kinsler, 2B (RH)
2. Torii Hunter, RF (RH)
3. Miguel Cabrera, 1B (RH)
4. Victor Martinez, DH (SH)
5. J.D. Martinez, LF (RH)
6. Nick Castellanos, 3B (RH)
7. Alex Avila, C (LH)
8. Andrew Romine, SS (SH)
9. Rajai Davis, CF (RH)

Starting pitcher, right-hander Justin Verlander


1. Nick Markakis, RF (LH)
2. Alejandro De Aza, LF (LH)
3. Adam Jones, CF (RH)
4. Nelson Cruz, DH (RH)
5. Steve Pearce, 1B (RH)
6. J.J. Hardy, SS (RH)
7. Ryan Flaherty, 3B (LH)
8. Caleb Joseph, C (RH)
9. Jonathan Schoop, 2B (RH)

Starting pitcher, left-hander Wei-Yin Chen

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